FAQ

BEFORE YOU DECIDE

Please use the below FAQs as resources to learn more, but NOT as a substitute for one-on-one counseling, encouragement, and hope!  If you think you may be pregnant, the only way to know for sure is to take a pregnancy test. Please contact us and make an appointment to take a free, confidential pregnancy test.

What now?

You think you are pregnant.  This was not in your plans.  Fear, confusion, and anger are just some of the feelings that you may be experiencing.  You wonder what you are going to do.  Facing an unplanned pregnancy is hard.  Before you decide, you deserve to know the facts.  The law gives you the right to be fully informed about this important decision.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Should I be concerned about having an abortion?

Abortion is not just a simple medical procedure.  For many women, it is a life changing event with significant physical, emotional, and spiritual consequences.   Most women who struggle with past abortions say they wish they had been told all of the facts about abortion.

What can I do about people pressuring me?

Remembering, no person will be required to live with the consequences of this decision as much you will.  If your boyfriend or parents are pressuring you to make a quick decision, explain your needs and try to involve them in counseling to explore your positive options.  You have the right to continue with this pregnancy.

Can I have a baby and still live my life?

You may see this unplanned pregnancy as a major roadblock in your life.  Thankfully, there are other routes that can get you back on track.  Be encouraged to know that many women in the same situation have found the necessary help and resources to make positive choices and realize their dreams.

Additional Resources

Pregnancy Answers ~ http://www.pregnancyanswers.net

Knowledge is Empowering ~ http://www.knowledgeisempowering.com

The Womens’ Help Center ~ http://thewomenshelpcenter.org